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Book a cheap holiday to Agia Marina with Best4Travel! The resort town of Agia Marina is a popular spot for families or couples visiting Crete who want all the benefits of a gorgeous, Mediterranean beach holiday without the crowds! Agia Marina is located just outside of Chania town, with easy access to Platanias, and all other towns found along the northern coast of Crete.

Thanks to the close relationship we share with our hoteliers, we here at Best4Travel have a wide selection of exclusive special offers for the best hotels and apartments across Agia Marina!

For more information, or for a tailored quotation on any of the hotels or villas in Crete featured on our website, please drop into any one of our stores nationwide, or simply call our expert travel agents in our Irish call centre today FREE on 1800 814 000.


  • Agia Marina Beach
  • The strongest feature of Agia Marina is by far its stunning beach. This long stretch of golden sand runs the length of the town, offering a welcome recreational spot for tourists and locals alike. While the beach can get quite busy in July and August, there are plenty of sunbeds available to rent from local hotels or businesses.

    There are a number of watersports available to try in Agia Marina, so make sure to take full advantage of this beautiful beach and contact any one of the local adventure centres in the area to rent equipment or arrange a lesson with a qualified instructor!

  • Agioi Theodoroi
  • As any visitor to Greece or its islands will tell you, local cultures and traditions are often shaped by a rich mythology. One example of this in Agia Marina is the small, uninhabited island of Agios Theodoros. Found just opposite the mainland beach, this island is said to look like a giant sea monster rising from the depths of the Mediterranean Sea with its mouth gaping open!

    Both Theodoros and the neighbouring Mikros Agios Theodoros (Little Agios Theodoros) are home to a number of Kri Kri, wild goats that are native to the area. The Kri Kri’s presence has ensured the islands’ protection. Snorkeling and diving are popular activities around the islands, as is taking a tour of the area on a glass-bottom boat trip!

Where to Eat

To help set your holiday off on the right foot, we here at Best4Travel have compiled a list of the top cafés and restaurants in and around Agia Marina, divided by price to cater to all budget types.

  • Low Cost
    • Tempo,
    • Family’s Fast Food,
    • Kantina, Palea Ethniki Odos Kissamou Chanion

  • Moderately Priced
    • Rustic Garden Greek Tapas & Wine,
    • Meraki,
    • Me Gusta Beach Restaurant Bar,

  • Expensive
    • Serenissima Restaurant, 4 Skoufon, Chania Town
    • Elaion, 249 Agias Marinas Street
    • Galazio Restaurant, Minoa Palace Resort Hotel, Platanias


With Best4Travel you can have a transfer arranged for you from Chania International Airport straight to your accommodation! The approximate transfer time from the airport to Agia Marina is 35 minutes.

For more information or for a tailored quotation on transfers to any of the resorts in Crete featured on our website, please call our expert Irish call centre today FREE on 1800 814 000


As with the rest of the island, taking the public bus is by far the easiest way to get around Agia Marina. Bus tickets can be bought in the stations assigned across the city centre, or you can simply pay your fare with exact change as you get on the bus. Buses operate everyday, barring any public holidays.

Best4Travel Tips

  • Currency: Euro

  • Language: Cretan Greek

  • Time Difference to Ireland: +2 hours

  • Flight Time: Approx. 4 hours 30 minutes

  • Average Weather:
    • November to March: 15-20°C
    • April to October 20-29°C

  • Local Phrases:
    • Hello: Γειά σου - “Yah-soo”
    • Good morning: Καλημέρα - “Kah-lee-mare-ah”
    • How are you?: Tι κανείς ? - “Tee- kah-niss”
    • Good afternoon: Καλησπέρα - “Kah-lee-sper-ah”
    • Good night: Καληνύχτα - “Kah-lee-neek-tah”
    • Goodbye: Γειά σου - “Yah-soo”
    • Please: Παρακαλώ - “Para-kah-low”
    • Thank you: Ευχαριστώ - “Eff-kha-ri-stow”
    • You’re welcome: Παρακαλώ - “Para-kah-low”
    • Do you speak English?: Μιλάτε αγγλικά - “Mee-lah-teh Ag-li-kah”
    • My name is…: Με λένε… - “May leh-neh…”

  • Public Holidays
    • 1 January: New Years Day
    • 6 January: Epiphany
    • February: First Sunday in Lent
    • 25 March: Greek Independence Day
    • March/April: Good Friday
    • April: (Orthodox) Easter Sunday
    • 1 May: May Day (Protomagia)
    • 50 days after Easter Sunday: Whit Monday (Agiou Pnevmatos)
    • 15 August: Feast of the Assumption
    • 28 October: Ohi Day
    • 25 December: Christmas Day
    • 26 December: St Stephen’s Day
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